Fruit TreesGardening
To Top

Lemon Trees Fruit is Being Eaten

I have a 3 year old lemon tree. It flowered beautifully and fruit formed. Now all the fruit seems to have been eaten and part of the branch has died. It is planted in clay soil, with goo run off and is watered regularly in hot weather.

Sue

Ad
We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun in February! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Flag
November 27, 20080 found this helpful

Citrus usually take 4-5 years before they really fruit well. Sometimes birds will peck at the fruit, but rarely in my opinion.

Part of the branch dying can occur if the fruit are too heavy and the branch breaks.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
Flag
January 24, 20090 found this helpful

I hang plastic bags or foil in my fruit trees to keep the critters from eating all of it, good luck.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun in February! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
Categories
Home and Garden Gardening Fruit TreesNovember 24, 2008
Guides
Closeup of Gray Squirrel
Keeping Squirrels Out of Fruit Trees
Lemon Squares on a plate with lemon slices.
Lemon Squares Recipes
Peach pits and fruit on white background.
Growing Peach Trees from Pits
Up close photo of a Mimosa tree.
Growing Mimosa Trees
More
👒
Mother's Day Ideas!
🐰
Easter Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on March 19, 2017 at 2:22:03 AM on 10.0.2.214 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!